Dr. Robert Vickers dies

 Dr. Robert Vickers dies

 

Dr. Robert Vickers, a University of Minnesota School of Dentistry graduate and professor, passed away on March 15 at age 79.

Dr. Vickers received his master’s degree in oral pathology from the School of Dentistry in 1962 and was appointed clinical assistant professor in 1962, associate professor in 1964, and professor in 1969. He also directed the laboratory services in oral pathology from 1964 to 1968.

He later served as Chairman of the American Dental Association Section Oral Pathology and was Director of Education and President of the American Academy of Oral Pathology, according to his obituary in the Star Tribune.

The family has asked in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions be sent to the Drs. Robert Vickers and Richard Elzay Fund at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, 15-136 Moos Tower, 515 Delaware St. S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455.

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